Recall that when you create an array of object references, the initial value of those references is null. You have to set an individual reference in the array to point to an actual object before you call methods on it.
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Originally posted by Evil Otto: ... Is there a quick way to populate an array with objects without doing a for() loop? ...
The fill methods in java.util.Arraysmight work for you, depending on what exactly you need. The drawback to this method is that each index references the same object. [ February 16, 2006: Message edited by: marc weber ]
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subject: NullPointerException on what looks like a good array